The Appeal of Podcasts (ft. The No Frillz Podcast)

Podcast vs. Radio “As technologies and consumption patterns change, radio has proven that it can adapt. In this context, it would seem fair and logical to consider podcasting as an extension of radio” (Berry, 8). Podcasting, on the surface, might seem like just an evolution in the art of radio talk shows. However, if you […]

The Alien that created careers

Anyone who aspires to make a career in the creative industries, especially in film, knows they need to have their big “break” to get noticed. Well, the Alien franchise may hold the best track record for giving directors their big breaks. Those directors now hold some of the most well known and decorated films under […]

Netflix Against Unionized Workers?

When Netflix came into the picture in the late 1990’s no one expected it to beat the one and only video rental service, Blockbuster. Then again, when Netflix added a streaming service to its company, the expectation for this new media was far lower than what we see today; Netflix’s influence over broadband streaming and […]

The Art of Sound: Foley Artists

Sound has the ability to sway people emotionally ranging from sadness to fear. When you are watching a film, you probably are not thinking about the art behind the creation of a specific sound. This art is the job of a Foley artist. Foley artists create every single sound in films except dialogue. Their jobs […]

Not Another Patreon Podcast

Rarely have I ever considered donating to a Patreon for a content creator —granted, every time that I’ve been tempted to I had no stable source of income with which to do so. Truthfully, it was likely better that way, as several of the creators that I’d considered good candidates to receive my money turned […]

How Super Smash Bros. Melee Fans Won Evo 2013

What is Evo? The Evolution Championship Series (also known as Evo) is arguably the biggest and most prestigious fighting video game tournament series in the world. It is also the largest and longest running fighting game tournament ever. Think of it as the Superbowl of games like Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, and Super Smash Bros. […]

iPhone takes initiative in radical and disruptive innovation

In 2007, Apple introduced the world to the smartphone. The debut of the first-generation iPhone would prove to be a radical and disruptive innovation within the mobile phone industry, creating an entirely new market of users who expected a suite of features not available on traditional handheld devices that did not connect to the Internet. […]